Rationality and Cognition :

Miscevic, Nenad.

Rationality and Cognition : Against Relativism-Pragmatism. - 1 online resource (336 pages) - Toronto Studies in Philosophy . - Toronto Studies in Philosophy .

Cover -- Contents -- PREFACE -- Part One: The Cognitivist Challenge -- 1 Philosophy and Cognitive Science -- 2 Epistemology: The Classical Picture -- 3 Relativism-Pragmatism -- Part Two: Are Our Representations Truth-Tolerant? -- 4 The Idea of Truth-Intolerance -- 5 The Non-Sentential Media -- Part Three: Truth and Rationality -- 6 The Value of Truth -- 7 From Truth to Virtue -- CONCLUSION -- APPENDIX: THEORY AND OBSERVATION -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- INDEX -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Z.

Cognitive science has posed some radical challenges to philosophy in recent years, particularly in the study of the cognitive activities and capacities of individuals. In this book Nenad Mis̆c̆ević defends naturalistic rationalism against recent relativist attacks.

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B833.M573 2000

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